Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region Sergey Morozov has congratulated the Technical University on the 60th Anniversary

The head of the region has handed a certificate worth 8 million rubles to this leading university for development of a unique Technological Center of Industrial Internet in mechanical engineering.

 During the ceremony, Sergey Morozov has emphasized that now ULSTU is the leading scientific and educational center not only in the Ulyanovsk region but also in the whole Volga one.

“Today you are one of the most successful and popular educational institutions of the region, which provides about nine thousand people with education on an annual basis, as well as train them in the most important and promising specialties. You are the core of our technical branch. I am very glad that in addition to the unique traditions, the university also has an awesome ability to change and the willingness to innovate, to develop and to keep up with the times. Thanks to this, ULSTU is our main colleague and assistant in development of the regional industry. I am very grateful for that. I am sure that the effective interaction between the Government of the region and this great educational institution will continue in the future”, - Sergey Morozov said.

The meeting was attended by students, graduates of past years, the faculty, including veterans, as well as representatives of foreign delegations from China and Germany.

“We are proud of our graduates. Many of them are heads of large companies and work in government agencies, as well as educational organizations both in our region and throughout Russia. Our university is successfully developing and continues to accomplish its mission to provide the youth with quality education. Our society and labor market also need competitive specialties”, – said the acting Rector of ULSTU Alexander Pinkov.

The Governor Sergey Morozov awarded 13 representatives of the university with the Honoured Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation title, the Medal of Honor, the Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Ulyanovsk Region honorary title, the Merit in Labour Award, certificates of honor and letters of gratitude.

According to the Minister of Education and Science of the Ulyanovsk region Natalya Semyonova, important projects on training of experts for the regional industry and the IT-cluster are implemented in the Technical University today. An experimental laboratory of programmed machine processing will work as a part of new Technological Center of Industrial Internet in mechanical engineering.

“The university has an organized system of continuous education, as well as a network of lyceum classes. The IT-lyceum on the basis of ULSTU successfully continues its work this year. More than 300 lyceum students started their studies since 1 September. This unique project allows pupils deepen the knowledge in the sphere of information technologies. In the future, it will help them to enter university and to make a successful career. It is a great example of how conditions for implementation of the Smart Education project should be created”, - the Minister explained.

The dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Economics, the Doctor of Economics, a professor of the Ulyanovsk State Technical University Maria Kondratyeva received the Honoured Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation title for her contribution to the education sphere and many years of dedicated work.

“I have been working at the university for more than 30 years. I have went a long way from an assistant to the doctor of science. My faculty was founded in 1999 and is a rather new one, but four thousand students have already graduated from it. We are very proud of them because they successfully work in many branches of economy both in our region and throughout the country. We do not only train students but are also actively engaged in scientific activities. We research different issues, such as development of the regional economy and its potential. We are trying to be in line with the latest trends of the modern world and to introduce various forms of education, including the remote one”, - Maria Kondratyeva said.

This year, the Ulyanovsk State Technical University has hosted a number of events dedicated to the anniversary. These included VI International Youth Innovative Forum, the Student Drama Festival of the Volga Federal district "Severniy Venetz", international and All-Russian scientific conferences.